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Sussex County Cracks Down On Building Height Restriction

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SUSSEX CO., Del. - Sussex County has officially agreed to crack down on their building height restrictions.

Council voted yesterday to only allow buildings owned by government agencies to be built up to 60 feet tall. The previous ordinance permitted "public and semi-public" buildings to build past the 42 foot limit, which allowed some private buildings, such as hotels to become exceptions.

Other builders will reportedly have to petition the county's Board of Adjustment to build any higher than 42 feet.

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